How to make great pet adoption videos (even when you think you can’t)

July 20, 2017

Video may have killed the radio star, but it can definitely save the shelter cat. In fact, video may be more effective than great photos and descriptions in helping pets find homes, particularly if they have perceived behavior problems. Unfortunately, many shelter staffers don’t think they have the skills and software to make good adoption […]

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Webinar: Return-to-field from an animal control officer’s perspective

July 13, 2017

In Return-to-Field programs, healthy neighborhood cats are sterilized, vaccinated, and returned to the location of origin as an alternative to euthanasia. RTF has been a powerful force for feline lifesaving in communities all across the country. Shelters have seen dramatic decreases in feline intake and equally dramatic increases in live release rates. What does implementing […]

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ICYMI: Reducing shelter costs while saving more cats than ever

July 6, 2017

Did you miss one of the most information-packed, actionable webinars we’ve ever presented? Our webinar House Fewer Cats, Save More Lives, Make Everyone Happy! is now available on-demand! Karen Green of the Portland Cat Adoption Team took attendees through CAT’s journey through what was then called Adoption Driven Capacity; concerns in the beginning, both on […]

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Have a Million Cat Fourth of July!

July 4, 2017

All of us at the Million Cat Challenge wish our U.S. Challengers a safe and happy Independence Day!

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Meowmaste: Yoga with cats at city shelter takes Miami by storm

June 22, 2017

Back off, downward dog. Yoga’s a cat’s world now — at least, that’s how it is at Challenge shelter Miami-Dade Animal Services. The Million Cat Challenge recently spoke with Miami-Dade’s Lorna Mejia, Chief of Shelter Services and Live Release Programs, and Director Alex Muñoz about  the “Meowmaste: Yoga with Cats” program. First thing on our […]

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Webinar: How animal shelters can save lives and lower costs with low- and no-fee cat adoptions

June 15, 2017

How would you like to save more cats’ lives, do more adoptions, and cut costs at your animal shelter? This webinar shows you how! In just one year, Iowa’s Dubuque Regional Humane Society decreased cat euthanasia by 82 percent and increased the cat adoption rate by 40 percent. By shortening length of stay, cat care […]

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